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Definition of 'encase'

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Example sentences containing 'encase'

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Should a tie in a class of its own be encased in glass of its own? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most of the displays are encased in glass. Christianity Today (2000)The chicken legs should be completely encased. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Until the plant is totally encased in concrete it will remain lethal. The Sun (2010)That same year she was encased in concrete and opened to the public. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Power poles are being encased in concrete rings to protect them from the heat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When a call is received it sends current to a bulb encased with match heads. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pour the remaining fondant mix over the caramel so it is completely encased in the centre of the fondant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Books are meant to be read, not encased in glass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The reception was encased in bulletproof glass, the blankets were riddled with holes and the remote control was moist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Ships were encased in the ice for years at a time, and in the dark winter months the crews displayed an endurance almost beyond belief. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)She recovered consciousness and after about an hour managed to land safely 40 miles away, with her flying suit encased in ice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the same time, parts of southern England were struck by a freak ice storm that encased the landscape in thick ice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Used Rarely. encase is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'encase'

British English: encase VERB
If a person or an object is encased in something, they are completely covered or surrounded by it.
When nuclear fuel is manufactured it is encased in metal cans.

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Definition of encase from the Collins English Dictionary
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